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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 14 Issue 6
Utility companies have some of the most complex fleet management and field force deployment requirements of any business.
Power interruptions cost U.S. utility customers some $80 billion annually and nearly a third are caused by equipment failure, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) study, “Understanding the Cost of Power Interruptions to U.S. Electricity Consumers,” found.
Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) describes the melding of smart grid, two-way technology and the standard meter that’s been around since electrification began.
Traditional distribution automation (DA) projects have focused on limited remote control operating commands, data acquisition and alarm point monitoring.
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